J Boats J28 for sale

Annapolis, MD, United States

$21,500 USD

General information
J Boats J28
Used sail boat for sale
$21,500 USD
Length overall
Length waterline
3.95 tons (U.S.)
Fin Keel
Annapolis, MD, United States

About this J Boats J28


In the J/Boat tradition, the J/28 was constructed of the finest material available for a comfortable, solid, and reliable boat which at the same time would be lively and light enough to perform well (174 PHRF). Gone Away is ideal for beer can racing, spending the night on the boat, and cruising the rest of the time. Speed and comfort all in one package. 

Gone Away has been well cared for. New sails and a clean varnished interior. She is in Annapolis and ready for your inspection.  

Items of Note

  • New North Sails 2020
  • Dodger and main sail cover new in 2019
  • Tactic wireless speed/depth/electronic compass with mounts on mast and in cockpit
  • Clean Varnished Interior
  • Hot water heater new in 2019
  • Fresh water pump new in 2020
  • Electric bilge pump new in 2019
  • Batteries 2020

Mechanical & Electrical

  • Edson 40" destroyer wheel on binnacle with lighted 5" Richie SP-5 Globemaster Compass, Brake, gear shift throttle & Stainless Steel guard
  • Yanmar 2GM fresh water cooled 18 hp two cylinder diesel engine with 2.61 reduction drive, oil/fuel filters
  • Cockpit engine instrument panel with tachometer, push button start and alarms for oil pressure, water temp, and electronics
  • 2 blade fixed prop
  • 20 gallon aluminum fuel tank with gauge and inspection/clean-out port
  • Two 90 amp batteries with guest battery switch 
  • Shore power with 50' cord
  • AC/DC circuit breaker electrical panels with integral voltmeter
  • 6 swivel brass reading lamps, 3 dome R/W overheads and one florescent light
  • Navigation & combination steaming/foredeck lights
  • Groco head with 13 gallon holding tank and "Y" valve
  • Cockpit operated bilge pump
  • Automatic bilge pump
  • Masthead anchor light

Spars and Rigging

  • Hall Spars white tapered and aluminum mast, stepped on keel w/ airfoil spreaders, stainless wire rigging, sheaves & exits for optimal headsail halyards/pole topping lift, heavy duty pole eye
  • Full Spinnaker set up.
  • Mainsail slug luff gate & cunningham tackle
  • Main boom with 4:1 outhaul and 2 reefs lead internally forward to dual line stoppers
  • Heavy duty welded aluminum "I" beam mast step mounted over keel
  • Aluminum mast collar with hard rubber wedges and mast boot
  • Heavy duty custom stainless chain plates bolted to main bulkhead and transom
  • Lightning grounds to all chainplates
  • 2 genoa sheets
  • 4 part adjustable backstay
  • 6 part Harken mainsheet system with ratchet & adjustable cam
  • Color coded running rigging
  • Hall tubular 8:1 performance "Quick Vang"

Sail Inventory

  • North 2020 Main & 155 Genoa, NPL (North Performance Laminate)
  • North Spinnaker
  • North 2015 North 3DL main and older North Genoa


Deck Hardware

  • Barient 21 STC, 2 speed, self tailing chrome primary winches with ultra-light racing winch bearings and lock-in handle with cockpit holder
  • Barient 10C winch for mainsail and genoa halyards led from the mast to the cockpit through dual Lewmar Spinlock stoppers
  • Clear anodized inboard genoa tracks w/wide roller genoa lead blocks
  • Custom SS stemhead w/anchor roller
  • Stainless welded double rail pulpit and stern rail with opening gate
  • Three 8" mooring cleats
  • Lewmar aluminum framed bronze tinted hatches: 10 X 16 sky light, 19 X 19 foredeck and 10 X 10 head vent
  • 6 Bomar aluminum framed bronze tinted opening ports with screens and cabin trunk
  • Acrylic hatch slide and board
  • Custom SS inside/outside opening, lockable hatch hasp
  • Danforth anchor w/ 100' rode, hawse pipe to forepeak locker with closing mushroom vent.
  • Main sheet traveler with adjustable stops
  • White PVC coated SS wire double lifelines with starboard gate and Gibb hooks
  • Vinyl covered Forespar horseshoe ring with foam filler insert for helmsman's seat
  • Swim Ladder on transom with teak strips


  • Varnished teak interior and teak/holly cabin sole
  • Cold molded teak trim with rubbed oil finish on furnishings and bulkheads
  • Teak batten (1-1/2) covered interior hull sidings
  • Private forward cabin with hanging locker,2 Brass Reading Lamps, 2 opening ports w/screens, overhead hatch, vanity mirror, ventilated easy access (under berth) duffle storage bin, full length door and 6' headroom
  • Main cabin settee berths with fixed cushioned backrests with storage compartments and convertible port settee
  • Pull-out 43" wide double berth
  • Cushions in very good condition
  • 12V Fans in main cabin and vberth area
  • Aft enclosed head with shower and mirrored cabinets
  • Vinyl overhead panels with teak trim
  • Main cabin teak table (bulkhead mounted)
  • Drop leaf galley extender table
  • Full Marine Head mirror and sink w/shower head handle (broken)


  • Hot and cold pressure water
  • Stainless self contained & gimbaled Origo 2 burner alchol stove w/ 1 pair of stainless pot holders
  • 5 cu. ft. icebox with cutting board top and sliding interior shelf
  • Stainless steel sink w/ foot pump
  • 35 gallon molded poly water tank w/ baffles
  • Garbage Bin
  • Dry goods storage outboard of off-white counter tops
  • Acrylic cabinet doors
  • Storage bins behind and below stove for pots and canned goods
  • Built in dish pan

Additional Items

  • Dodger 2020
  • Mainsail Cover 2020
  • Fortress Anchor
  • Transom boarding ladder
  • Emergency tiller
  • Fenders
  • Dock lines
  • Safety gear

NPYS Disclaimer

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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Yanmar 2GM
Fuel capacity
20 gallons (U.S.)
Number of cabins
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Broker/Dealer Information

North Point Yacht Sales

Owner Ken Comerford
7330 Edgewood Road
United States
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